Judicial Review Procedure Act 2016

  • This version was replaced on 10 November 2016 to make a correction to the Schedule under section 25(1)(j)(iv) and (v) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Judicial review

8 Application for judicial review

(1)

An application must be commenced by filing in the High Court—

(a)

a statement of claim; and

(b)

a notice of proceeding.

(2)

Part 5 of the High Court Rules applies in relation to the commencement and filing of an application as if—

(a)

references to a plaintiff were references to an applicant; and

(b)

references to a defendant were references to a respondent.

(3)

The statement of claim need not state that any of the following relief is sought:

(a)

mandamus:

(b)

prohibition:

(c)

certiorari:

(d)

declaration:

(e)

injunction.

Compare: 1908 No 89 Schedule 2 r 30.3(1); 1972 No 130 s 9(1), (3), (7)